In one year, Emmanuel Macron literally blew up the whole French political establishment. The last chapter of this blow up was yesterday, when his party La République en Marche won a large majority at the National Assembly (the lower chamber of the French Parliament).
This piece by Vox is a good account of what happened, and what could happen now that Emmanuel Macron has all the powers to implement his platform.
Ryan Maue on Twitter about the Grenfell Tower fire:
Sadly, Grenfell Tower fire blamed on “green energy” or climate change retrofitting to outside covering of building
I would rather say the fire has been caused by blind/senseless climate change retrofitting.
During the campaign, Donald Trump promised to raise tariffs on imports from countries like China or Mexico. A lot warned against the risk of retaliation and a trade war. But what’s a trade war?
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Fake news allegedly plagued the U.S. Presidential election. Most of them were shared on Facebook, that decided to take action against them.
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How good the media are to deal with the impact of incentives on the crafting of news? What happens in some war zones tells a lot.
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Donald Trump isn’t a regular politician, but his manners are effective. He proved this by winning the Presidential Election. How should the press adapt to this fact? And adapting for what?
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Compared to the four previous Presidents, Donald Trump enjoys historically low President elect approval ratings. Things might worsen while in office.
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Did you know you can print to PDF in Mail on your iPhone or iPad?
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After David Cameron in the U.K., Hillary Clinton in the U.S., Nicolas Sarkozy, Alain Juppé and François Hollande in France, yesterday Matteo Renzi in Italy was also ousted by voters.
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After the last U.S. Presidential Election, the fake news problem arose as a central piece of “post truth” democracy. But that’s not the only issue with fake news.
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